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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1638

Erskine Caldwell letters to Alfred Morang


Letters of American novelist Erskine Caldwell to artist Alfred Morang.


  • 1930-1955

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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.5 linear feet (1 box)

Consists of letters by Caldwell to his friend the artist and author Alfred Morang. Includes discussion of Caldwell's writing and its publication; his work as a screenwriter in Hollywood; and his problems with would-be censors, especially with the dramatization of his novel Tobacco Road. Also a few clippings.

Biographical / Historical

Caldwell was an American novelist.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

61M-15. Gift of Mrs. Harold A. Robinson; received: 1961.

Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-. Erskine Caldwell letters to Alfred Morang, 1930-1955: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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